Healthy Winter Recipes For Your Family

Do you always put on extra pounds during winters? Since it is hard to get into physical activity outdoors in winters, you’re bound to gain some weight. The best way to avoid those winter pounds is to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.

Winter brings its own varieties of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Here are some healthy winter recipes you can try and enjoy with your family.

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Mushrooms

Mushrooms are rich in vitamin C, iron, potassium, zinc and the only non-animal source of vitamin b12. It has an amazing capability to boost the immune system. This low cholesterol fungus has also been found effective on reducing the risk of cancer. Try these delicious mushroom recipes this winter.

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Recipes you can try: ( recipe courtesy - www.fitnessmagazine.com)

Mushroom and Asparagus Fettuccine
Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts with Mushrooms and Leeks
Mushroom Soup
Shrimp and Mushroom Risotto

 

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HealthEnlight Your Daily Health Guide

Pumpkin

The fact that pumpkins are loaded with varieties of minerals and vitamins including iron, magnesium, niacin, potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin C, makes it one of the best vegetables of winter. This low-calorie vegetable has no cholestrol or saturated fats, and is a rich source of dietry fiber and antioxidants.

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Recipes you can try (recipe courtesy - www.fitnessmagazine.com)
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HealthEnlight Your Daily Health Guide

Pears

Pears are the third most valuable fruit crop after apples and cherries. It is a good source of fiber and vitamin b12. It has significant amount of pectin - a water soluble fiber, higher than apples.

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Recipes you can try (recipe courtesy - www.fitnessmagazine.com)

Pork Tenderloin with Caramelized Pears
Baked Pears with Almond Crunch
Arugula-Fennel Salad with Pear Vinaigrette
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HealthEnlight Your Daily Health Guide

Apples

Apples are one of the most common fruits we consume in winters. They are packed with vitamin C and fiber thus keeps you full longer. Helps to maintain blood cholesterol levels and prevent "bad" cholesterol.

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Recipes you can try: (recipe courtesy - www.fitnessmagazine.com)

Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Apple-Thyme Sauce
Apple Phyllo Tart
Baked Apples with Cinnamon and Walnuts
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HealthEnlight Your Daily Health Guide

Squash

High in vitamins A and C, it improves metabolism and prevents chronic ailments. Make sure you choose a variety which has less amount of sugar.

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Recipes you can try: 
(recipe courtesy - www.fitnessmagazine.com)
Quick-Roasted Acorn Squash
Curried Butternut Squash Soup
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HealthEnlight Your Daily Health Guide

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K and minerals like folate, manganese, vitamin B6, dietary fiber, choline, copper, vitamin B1, potassium, phosphorus, and omega-3 fatty acids.

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Recipes you can try: 
(recipe courtesy - www.eatingwell.com)

Brussels Sprouts with Walnut-Lemon Vinaigrette

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